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POITEAU, A. and P. TURPIN.

Traité des arbres fruitiers: A Set of Four Peaches

Stock Code
91743
Paris, H. Perronneau for T. Delachausée, 1807
£4,800

Four plates from 'One of the finest and rarest books on fruit' (Dunthorne p.192). This series takes its title from Duhamel's Traité of 1768, it is an independent work and was intended as Poiteau and Turpin's homage to the earlier work. A team of over twenty engravers was involved. The colour printing was by Langlois, the great French colour-printer who supervised much of Redouté's work.

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Description

A set of four stipple-engraved plates printed in colours and finished by hand. Framed and glazed, overall size: 61.5 x 42.5 cm.

Bibliography

Dunthorne 101; Great Flower Books (1990) p.93; Nissen BBI 551; Stafleu & Cowan 1548.

Stock ID:91743

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